Have just bought a 128MB mobile disk from Dabs.com as my documents tend to be larger than the capacity of a floppy. (One of the best things I've ever added to my system to ease the problem of exchanging documents between home and work). It works ok on my pc at work which has Windows 2000. It also works ok at home on my older pc which has Windows 98 SE (once I installed the drivers from the CD). My problem is that once I connect it to my more recent pc which has Windows ME, as soon as it detects the device and attempts to install the drivers, the system locks up with the following message: "USB Mass Storage Device - Windows is installing the software for your new hardware". As soon as I disconnect it, my computer works ok. I've tried using Add New Hardware, disconnecting my firewall and other hardware and software. Has anyone else had similar problems with Windows ME?
I do not know if Windows ME is at fault, or if my own PC is at fault. Is it possible that I need to download latest/more up to date drivers for the USB Mass Storage Device for my Win ME OS? How would I find them?
Thanks Rayuk - one only has to load the drivers for Win 98. Windows ME onwards supports the use of such devices - a 'removable disk' icon should appear as soon as I connect the Mobile Disk in the USB port (as does happen with my other two computers). My computer, unfortunately, locks up as soon as I plug it in. When I press Ctrl+Alt+Del, the message 'Msgsrv32 not responding' appears. I also noticed that when I go to Device Manager > Storage Device > USB Disk, there is a red X to the left of 'USB Disk'. When I click on Driver details, it states that this device is working ok!
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